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Horse Cave is a city in Hart County.
Legends swirl around the cave for which the community is named. It is said that Indians and/or horse thieves would hide their horses here or that a frightened horse fell off a cliff and into the cave.
The latitude of Horse Cave is 37.179N. The longitude is -85.906W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,272.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Horse Cave demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hart County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42749 ZIP code.
6% of Horse Cave residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Horse Cave ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Horse Cave was $17,861, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Horse Cave residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Horse Cave, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $216. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $593.
Hart County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Horse Cave political report.
The average commute time for Horse Cave workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Horse Cave include Hampton Inn.
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